News

Admin August 10, 2018

A tropical storm in the southern Philippines has swamped entire villages and uprooted thousands of families. Over 200 people were feared dead or missing Saturday, officials said. Since making landfall Friday morning in Davao Oriental province on Mindanao island, Tropical Storm Tembin, known locally as Vinta, has triggered flash floods and landslides that have swept […]

Admin August 10, 2018

It was 11:00 p.m. when firefighters knocked on the front door of Jim McConica’s Ventura, California, home to warn of an approaching blaze. “They told us to get out so we gathered what we could and put it into my pickup truck as fast as we could,” McConica, 66, told ABC News. He said he […]

Admin August 10, 2018

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin today declared that Russia has tested a new generation of nuclear weapons, including a nuclear-powered cruise missile that he said has unlimited range. Speaking at his annual State of the Nation address, Putin boasted about a series of the new weapons — including underwater drones capable of launching nuclear strikes […]

Admin August 10, 2018

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will no longer accept money from political action committees linked with corporations for her reelection campaign, she announced on Tuesday, citing the “corrosive” effect of corporate money in politics. “We have a system where corporations can spend unlimited money that isn’t even disclosed, so there’s no transparency,” Gillibrand said in […]

Admin August 10, 2018

WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned. A military investigation has […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Just hours before President Donald Trump will make his announcement of who will fill the vacancy in the U.S. Supreme Court, Sen. Bob Casey, D- Pa., has already expressed his disapproval of Trump’s decision. “In a nation with over 700 sitting federal judges, many of whom were appointed by Republican presidents, it is outrageous that […]

Admin August 10, 2018

The “new normal” is beginning to look a lot like the old normal. Bond yields have climbed decisively in the last six weeks, with the yield on 10-year U.S. treasuries topping 2.8% for the first time since mid-2014—about half a percentage point above last year’s average. Stock markets experienced a sharp correction followed by a […]

Admin August 10, 2018

The Trump administration is proposing a drastic change to how millions of people in the U.S. receive food stamps by replacing cards with an equivalent cash value with a “Blue Apron-type” delivery box of food purchased by the government. Unlike Blue Apron, which includes meat and produce, the food delivery box would include only shelf-stable […]

Admin August 10, 2018

New York — A Tacoma Washington soldier was shocked when his brand new 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk erupted in flames Saturday evening. Staff Sergeant Joseph Lewis was driving around Saturday morning when he noticed the volume and temperature controls were not working. He didn’t think much of it until Saturday evening when he was driving […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Norwood Thomas celebrated his 95th birthday by skydiving, but he’s no stranger to jumping out of planes: He’s done it three times in the past seven years. He was also a World War II paratrooper who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Thomas, who is the oldest person to skydive at Skydive Suffolk in […]